English by Sanaz Toossi co-directed by Anahita Dehbonehie and Guillermo Verdecchia
A co-production with Soulpepper in Toronto and the Segal Centre in Montreal, English is Sanaz Toossi’s fresh new play about 4 Iranian students in an English class studying for the TOEFL exam. Ghazal plays Elham, a student who struggles with English. A lot.
February 9 - March 5, 2023
March 19 - April 2, 2023
East Van Panto: The Little Mermaid directed by Meg Roe
Ghazal as Ariel’s love interest: Eeeerk. Playing now until Jan 1, 2023. Photo by Emily Cooper. Buy tickets here: https://thecultch.com/event/east-van-panto/
Romeo and Juliet directed by Anita Rochon (Bard on the Beach)
Ghazal Azarbad as Juliet, Daniel Fong as Romeo. Photo by Emily Cooper. Summer 2022.
Bunny directed by Mindy Parfitt
Search Party Productions debut as Bunny’s best friend, Maggie. Playing March 17 - 27, 2022 at The Cultch. Photo by Emily Cooper. Starring Emma Slipp.
East Van Panto: Alice in Wonderland
directed by Meg Roe
Panto debut as the evil Queen of Hearts, Jess Cheetos. Amanda Sum as Door Mouse. Photo by Emily Cooper.
Playing at the York Theatre until Jan 2, 2022 and available for online streaming. Buy tickets: https://thecultch.com/event/east-van-panto/
Being Here: The Refugee Project
directed by Michael Shamata
Belfry Theatre Debut, 2021.
Available for online streaming late March, 2021.
directed by Daniel Brooks
Ghazal Azarbad as Masha. Soulpepper, 2020.
Production cancelled due to Covid19.
Rehearsal photo by Robert Harding.
L to R: Daniel Brooks, Stuart Hughes, Sugith Varughese, Raquel Duffy, Ghazal Azarbad, Michelle Monteith, Daren A. Herbert
It's a Wonderful Christimas-ish Holiday Miracle
directed by Chelsea Haberlin
Jennifer Lines and Ghazal Azarbad singing Sister Winter by Sufjan Stevens.
Arts Club, 2019. Photo by David Cooper.
Shakespeare in Love
directed by Daryl Cloran
Bard on the Beach Debut as Viola de Lesseps, 2019. Photo by Emily Cooper.
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
directed by Ashlie Corcoran
Ghazal Azarbad as Siobhan and Daniel Doheny as Christopher.
Arts Club Debut, 2018. Photo by David Cooper.
Wedding at Aulis
directed by Alan Dilworth
L to R: Sascha Cole, Nicole Power, Jennifer Villaverde, Brenna MacCrimmon, Ghazal Azarbad as Chorus
UBU ROI directed by Ryan Gladstone
Honourable mention must go to Xena, a character that was created in our all-womxn cast of UBU ROI at UBC, 2014. Thank you to Charlotte Wright for reminding me of my humble roots.